|DISTRICT 15 LITTLE LEAGUE (11U): ATHENS ROLLS OVER TIOGA-LAWRENCEVILLE; ADVANCES TO DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (2017-07-10)
Valley Sports Report
MANSFIELD — Athens raced out to a big lead early en route to a 15-1 rout of Tioga-Lawrenceville in pool play action in the District 15 Little League 11U baseball playoffs.
Athens jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the home half of the first inning in a rally highlighted by a two-run single by Kolsen Keathley, and an RBI single by Kaiden Hyjek.
Athens scored six more runs in the second inning in a rally that featured RBI singles by Kethan Kinner, Kaden Rowe, and Tyler Roe.
Connor Mosher doubled and singled, and scored three runs, and Aidan Garcia singled twice and scored a pair of runs to lead Athens at the plate, and Keathley singled, scored two runs, and had two RBI.
Kaiden Hyjek and Rowe each singled, scored three runs, and drove in one run in the win, while Roe singled, scored a run, and drove in a run, Kinner singled and drove in a run, and Noah Hobday scored a run.
Athens finished pool play at 4-0 and will travel to Tunkhannock Wednesday for the first game in a best-of-3 championship series.